LibriVox recording of The Growth of Love by Robert Bridges. Read in English by Algy Pug Robert Bridges, who appointed Poet Laureate in 1913, published three versions of his sonnet sequence, The Growth of Love:1876 - 24 sonnets1889 - 79 sonnets1898 - 69 sonnetsThe second edition, which is the subject of this recording, was re-published in 1894, with an extensive introduction from another celebrated poet, Lionel Johnson.The title of the work is a little misleading, as it suggests a process of... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, poetry, victorian, bridges, sonnet
LibriVox recording of Electra by Benito Pérez Galdós. (Translated by Charles Alfred Turrell.) Read in English by Availle; om123; Anthony; David Olson; Beth Thomas; Amanda Friday; ToddHW; Rapunzelina; Eden Rea-Hedrick; Etel Buss; Phil Schempf; KHand; Sarah Terry; Mary Kay; CJ Plog; Negatron Originally staged in the Teatro Español in 1901, Electra is a controversial Spanish drama that documents the trials and tribulations of its innocent heroine. Electra is a young woman of unknown parentage... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, spanish drama, spanish literature
LibriVox recording of The Promulgation of Universal Peace: Vol. I by Abdu’l-Bahá ‘Abbás. Read in English by Nicholas James Bridgewater; Cynthia Moyer; elmay; KHand; Lucretia B.; Max Wainer; hearhis; Carolyn Bridgewater “Two years before the crash of world war shook the continents and upheaved oceans,” Howard MacNutt relates. “‘Abdu’l-Bahá ‘Abbás visited the United States of America proclaiming the Glad-Tidings of Universal Peace and the oneness of the world of humanity. In... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, philosophy, religion, Bahai, 'Abdu'l-Bahá, Bahá'í Faith, world peace,...
LibriVox opname van De Vorst van Niccolò Machiavelli . Gelezen door Jozef van Giel. Het boek bevat raadgevingen voor vorsten over hoe ze hun staat moeten besturen. De voornaamste bezigheid van de vorst moest volgens hem het bemachtigen, consolideren en in stand houden van zijn macht zijn. Hij was vol bewondering voor grote staatsmannen, omdat ze eenheid, orde, vrede en voorspoed brachten voor de bevolking. Hij maakte een onderscheid tussen de heersers en het volk; tussen degenen die willen... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of In the Line of Battle by Walter Wood. Read in English by Lee Smalley “A COLLECTION OF absolutely authentic accounts by privates and non-commissioned officers.... We see a great simplicity and directness of observation and recital, so admirable that one page of such writing is worth all the folios of the war experts and correspondents, not to say romancers and publicists.” The Athenæum. “THE HUMAN SIDE, the naked horror and simple glory of actual conflict, is what... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, non-fiction/history/modern (20th c), non-fiction/essays & short works
LibriVox recording of A Sailor's Lass by Emma Leslie. Read in English by Adele de Pignerolles; Evan Zeiger; Lynne Thompson; MaryAnn; Esther ben Simonides On a dark and story night, the Coombers find a little girl. Who is she? - Summary by EstherbenSimonides For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, sailor, Historical Fiction, christian fiction, victorian fiction, lass, emma...
LibriVox recording of Chronicles of Canada Volume 30 - The Day of Sir Wilfrid Laurier: A Chronicle of Our Own Time by Oscar D. Skelton. Read in English by Scott Foster; Bruce Pirie; Ian Hutchings; Maria Kasper In conformity with its title, this volume, save for the earlier chapters, is history rather than biography, is of the day, more than of the man. The aim has been to review the more significant events and tendencies in the recent political life of Canada. (from the Preface)Sir Wilfrid... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, politics, Canadian History, Canada, confederation
LibriVox recording of By The Turtles of Tasman by Jack London. Read in English by Bellona Times Turn of the century sibling rivalry between successful but uptight California businessman and his ne'er-do-well older brother, both widowers with equally-different 20-ish daughters. Written in 1911. - Summary by BellonaTimes For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, California, brothers, cousins, short stories
LibriVox recording of Birds and all Nature, Vol. IV, No 3, September 1898 by Various. Read by LibriVox Volunteers "Birds and All Nature" was a monthly publication of the Nature Study Publishing Company of Chicago. It includes short poems and brief descriptions of birds, animals and other natural subjects with accompanying color plates. The magazine was published from 1897-1907 under the various titles, "Birds," "Birds and all Nature," "Nature and Art"... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, nature, animals, birds, flowers
LibriVox recording of The Fire People by Ray Cummings. Read in English by Tony Oliva In effect Professor Newland declared that the curious astronomical phenomena of the previous November--the new "stars" observed, the two meteors that had fallen with their red and green light-fire--were all evidence of the existence of intelligent life on the planet Mercury. (An excerpt from chapter 1. ) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of A Columbus of Space by Garrett P. Serviss. Read in English by Mark Nelson A classic science fiction adventure in the style of and dedicated to the readers of Jules Verne. An independent scientist discovers the secret of “inter-atomic energy”, and with it builds a craft which carries himself and three friends to Venus, where they discover the dwellers of the dark side, incredible floating cities, and peril at every turn. (Summary by Mark Nelson) For further... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, librivox, audiobook, sci-fi, science fiction
LibriVox recording of Poems of Power by Ella Wheeler Wilcox. Read in English by Julia Niedermaier; Crln Yldz Ksr; Kristin Gjerløw; Ken Masters; Travis Wakeman; Shakira Searle; bean420; Richard Carter; Joseph Tabler; AnnaMarie Tokas; Greg Giordano; Rani K.; Ian King; Rosslyn Carlyle; Freya Hansen; Carol Box; Ian Quinlan; sgvine; DomBombadil; keetah2015; David Lawrence This is a volume in a series of books of poetry by Ella Wheeler Wilcox. This time, the theme is "Power". - Summary by... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of A Country Doctor by Sarah Orne Jewett. Read in English by Jeannie A Country Doctor is a fiction novel by American author Sarah Orne Jewett. The book, which was first published in 1884, was based on the relationship between Jewett and her physician father. The main character of A Country Doctor, Nan, is a young woman who encounters much strife when she decides to go against the traditional values of the day and become a doctor. The book has been listed as an example of the... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, literature, realism, sarah orne jewett, early feminism, medical career,...
LibriVox recording of War Letters From A Young Queenslander by Robert Marshall Allen. Read in English by Beth Thomas Letters from a Brisbane doctor posted to the Western Front from 1914 to December 1915. He tells anecdotes of World War I including stories of "de-lousing" an entire regiment, the precise arrangements of the urine trenches and his eyewitness accounts of the battles of Neuve Chapelle and Ypres and a contemporary comment on the Gallipoli campaign. He describes how the... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, World War I, australian history, medical history
LibriVox recording of Six Bad Husbands and Six Unhappy Wives by Ella Wheeler Wilcox. Read in English by Crln Yldz Ksr This is a collection of six short stories, each of them illustrating that even a marriage which looks perfect from the outside can be sabotaged quite easily by the two people involved. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of Mr. Waddington of Wyck by May Sinclair. Read in English by Expatriate. May Sinclair’s 1921 novel tells the story of the ridiculous Mr. Horatio Bysshe Waddington, a pompous, self-deluded poser making his way through life caring only for the impressions he makes on others. His long-suffering wife Fanny, his secretary Barbara, and the young scapegrace Ralph watch his daily performances with delighted, affectionate fascination as if they are spectators watching a play or... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, women's literature, may sinclair
LibriVox recording of Dot and the Kangaroo by Ethel C. Pedley. Read in English by Tess Leigh A 5-year-old girl named Dot is lost in the outback after chasing a hare into the wood and losing sight of her home. She is approached by a red kangaroo who gives her some berries to eat. Upon eating the berries, Dot is able to understand the language of all animals, and she tells the kangaroo her plight. The kangaroo, who has lost her own joey, decides to help little Dot despite her own fear of humans.... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, children, australian, environment
LibriVox recording of Casa Velha by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis. Read in Portuguese by Felipe Vale da Silva Com o fim de escrever um livro sobre a história do Primeiro Reinado, um cônego procura conhecer uma casa onde morou um ex-ministro, na qual havia papéis que o ajudariam na sua pesquisa. Durante esta pesquisa, o cônego torna-se grande amigo da família. Deste modo, vê na amizade de Félix (filho da dona da casa, D. Antônia) e Lalau (uma agregada da casa) uma possível paixão. No... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Machado de Assis, romance de costumes, realismo, ficção histórica
LibriVox recording of Chronicles of Canada Volume 31 - All Afloat: A Chronicle of Craft and Waterways by William Wood. Read in English by Maria Kasper; Scott Foster No exhaustive Canadian 'water history' can possibly be attempted here. That would require a series of its own. But at least a first attempt will be made to give some general idea of what such a history would contain in fuller detail: of the kayaks and canoes the Eskimos and Indians used before the white man came, and use today; of... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Canadian History, Canada, navy, waterways, watercraft
LibriVox recording of Poems from the Divan of Hafiz by Hafiz. (Translated by Gertrude Bell.) Read in English by Kevin W. Davidson. Hafiz was a Persian poet. His collected works (Divan) are regarded as a pinnacle of Persian literature. While influenced by Islam, his mystical works are highly regarded by Hindus, Christians and others, and his influence extends to several well-known writers such as Thoreau, Goethe, and Ralph Waldo Emerson. This modest collection of 43 poems is translated by... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, persian literature, hafiz, hafez
LibriVox recording of How to Live on 24 Hours a Day (version 2) by Arnold Bennett. Read in English by Phil Chenevert Are you really 'living', or just existing? Do you want to improve yourself or just continue to muddle through? Do you use the time given you each day, or just throw most of it away? These questions Bennett asks each of us and for those who want to really live and learn, offers very valuable advice. Time is the most precious of commodities states Bennett in this book. Many books... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, self help, self improvement, time usage
LibriVox recording of The Life of Samuel Johnson, Vol. II (version 2) by James Boswell. Read in English by Barbara Baker This is the first of four volumes of a what was a new, intimate, type of biography when it was first published in 1791 and which has been annotated by numerous editors . This edition with footnotes is by George Birbeck Hill. Boswell took many notes of Johnson's conversations during the time when he knew one of England's most influential men of letters and he also gives us... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Samuel Johnson, critics -- great britain -- biography, language and...
LibriVox recording of The Stowmarket Mystery, or, a Legacy of Hate by Louis Tracy. Read in English by Crln Yldz Ksr Another case for Reginald Brett, barrister and hobby detective: David Hume-Frazer is in some trouble. He was the prime suspect in the murder case of his cousin, Alan. Though he was never convicted, suspicion clings to him, and he wishes his name to be cleared before he marries his fiancé, Helen Layton. The case is baffling: Alan was murdered on his grounds, in front of the... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of The Latch Key of My Bookhouse by Olive Beaupre Miller. This is the final book in a six volume set of the "My Bookhouse" books. This final title in the series leaves off the format of the previous volumes and is geared towards the parent or teacher. The major part of the books deals with short biographies of the authors whose works appeared in the previous five volumes. Then follow several interesting sections, some of which include: the History of Mother Goose,... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, literature, children, fairy tales, authors, biographies, my book house
LibriVox recording of The New-York Gardener by P. Agricola. Read in English by Pete Darg; MaryAnn; Availle; flutterby93; Arnold; Shelley Stephen; Betsy Cooley; Lea Salzano; Mich_elle A series of twelve letters from a proud father to a son who has just bought his own farm. The author instructs "my dear son" not to overlook the kitchen garden, and writes one letter for each month of the year, instructing him on the importance and management thereof. - Summary by Sarah Jennings For... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, agriculture, farming, vegetables, kitchen garden, fruit
LibriVox recording of The History of Prostitution by William Sanger. Read in English by Anna Simon; Josh Kirsh; Arnie Horton; drakaunus; Leni; Ann Boulais; Philip Panos; csheeler; PrismStars; Gina Marie; Lucretia B.; David Lawrence; Jeff K.; Robert Sherman; Timothy O'Riordan; tovarisch; Kadier Carter; Peter Yearsley; Bev J Stevens; Arielle Lipshaw; Ramon Escamilla; Uday Sagar; Bill Boerst; Mina Anderson; Samantha Miles; KHandCommon sense asks for a full investigation of all the evils attending... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of The A.E.F.: With General Pershing and the American Forces by Heywood Broun. Read in English by Librivox volunteers.. In 1917, the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) arrived in Europe to fight alongside the French and British allied forces. American journalist Heywood Broun followed the AEF and reported on their experiences. He published these sketches in book form in 1918. This project is part of the ongoing commemoration by Librivox volunteers of the centenary of World... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, World War I, WWI, United States, France, pershing, aef, allies, allied...
LibriVox recording of A Young Girl's Diary by Anonymous. (Translated by Cedar Paul.) Read in English by KHandThe diary of an upper middle class Austrian girl, this book describes her life between the ages of eleven and fourteen. It's a coming of age story full of angst, boys, and questions. - Summary by KHand For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording.... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, diary, Germany, adolescent
LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of Hush'd Be the Camps Today by Walt Whitman. This was the Weekly Poetry project for April 12, 2015. Read in English by Ann Boulais; Bruce Kachuk; Chris Pyle; David Lawrence; Esther ben Simonides; Elise C. Boucher; Newgatenovelist; Greg Giordano; J. McDougall; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Miriam Esther Goldman; Maria Kasper; NoelBadrian; Phil Chenevert and Rosslyn Carlyle. For further information, including links to online text, reader information,... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Camp, war, Abraham Lincoln, soldiers
Apr 19, 2015bySewell Peaslee Wright; Murray Leinster; Hal K. Wells; Charles W. Diffin; Harold Thompson Rich
LibriVox recording of Astounding Stories 13, January 1931 by Sewell Peaslee Wright; Murray Leinster; Hal K. Wells; Charles W. Diffin; Harold Thompson Rich. Read in English by Bill Boerst This issue contains "The Dark Side of Antri" by Sewell Peaslea Wright, "The Sunken Empire" by H. Thompson Rich, "The Gate to Xoran" by Hal K. Wells, "The Eye of Allah" by C. D. Willard, "The Fifth-Dimension Catapult" by Murray Leinster, and "The Pirate... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of Svetasvatara Upanishad by Unknown. (Translated by F. Max Müller.) Read in English by Jothi Tharavant. The word Upanishad (upa-ni-shad) consists of, "Upa" means "near;" "ni" means "down;" "shad" means "to sit." Thus, Upanishad is to sit down near the teacher to discuss, learn, practice, and experience. There are some 200 or more Upanishads. Some are lost and are only known about because of being referenced in... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, philosophy
LibriVox recording of Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag, Vol. 5 by Louisa May Alcott. Read in English by Lois Beachy Yoder; Rachel; Lydia Bateman; Will Levine; Diana Schmidt; Carol; KHand; readread; SionedV; flutterby93A book of short stories by Louisa May Alcott, author of Little Women and Eight Cousins. It includes Two Little Travellers, a story about two very different little girls, Lunch, a story of two women who resolve to stop the schoolboys from eating unhealthy lunches, How They Camped Out, a story... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, short stories, kids stories, louisa m. alcott
LibriVox recording of The Boy Scouts First Camp Fire by Herbert Carter. Read in English by Richard Kilmer; Larry Greene; Kenneth Sergeant Gaghan; KHand; Rachel The Silver Fox Patrol is out on their first camping trip! The boys, Thad the fill-in scout-master, Allan, Bumpus, Davy Jones, Smithy, Bob White, Giraffe and Step-Hen, are learning many new things about being scouts and about themselves. But when a bear invades the camp, their trip turns into an adventure that they will talk about for a... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Boy Scouts, camping
LibriVox recording of The Blind Brother by Homer Greene. Read in English by Donald Cummings This is the first book written by Homer Greene, whose primary occupation was lawyer. It tells of 14-year-old Tom Taylor, and his 12-year-old blind brother Bennie, who work in the Pennsylvania coal mines in the late 1800s, earning money for an operation for the younger lad. A story of strikes and mine "falls" (cave-ins) along the way. - Summary by Donald Cummings For further information,... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, fiction, blindness, juvenile, coal mines
LibriVox recording of Yesterday Framed in To-day: A Story of the Christ, and How To-Day Received Him by Pansy. Read in English by TriciaG What would have happened if Christ hadn't come to Israel 2000 years ago, but had come to North America at the end of the 19th Century? This story makes that assumption and paints a picture of what it might have looked like - how different members of society might have reacted. The story follows David Holman, an invalid young man at the opening of the story.... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Historical Fiction, society, Jesus Christ, christian fiction
LibriVox recording of Cradock Nowell Vol. 2 by Richard Doddridge Blackmore. Read in English by Lynne Thompson Cradock Nowell: a Tale of the New Forest is a three-volume novel by R. D. Blackmore published in 1866. Set in the New Forest and in London, it follows the fortunes of Cradock Nowell who, at the end of Volume 1, is thrown out of his family home by his father following the suspicious death of Cradock's twin brother Clayton. It was Blackmore's second novel, and the novel he wrote prior to... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, twins, London, family, Independence, quarrel
LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 recordings of Wedlock by Jenny Grahame. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for March 30, 2015. Read in English by Claudia Salto; David Lawrence; Diana Schmidt; Elise C. Boucher; Ezwa; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; J. McDougall; Larry Wilson; NoelBadrian and Rosslyn Carlyle. This poem is taken from A Book of Women’s Verse published in 1921. ( Summary by David Lawrence ) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds,... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, literature, poetry, satire, humour, marriage
LibriVox recording of Doxie Dent by John Ackworth. Read in English by Phil Benson. Following the short story collections, Clog Shop Chronicles and Beckside Lights, John Ackworth completed the adventures of clogger Jabez Clegg and his Beckside cronies with a novel. Jabez's niece, the young and vivacious Doxie Dent, has grown up in 'Lunnon'. Arriving in the Lancashire village that is cloggers home, she delights the villagers with her southern ways, but Jabez remains unimpressed... Summary by... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, strike, Methodism, Lancashire, village life, spinners, clogger, clog
LibriVox recording of Tausend und eine Nacht, Band 1. (Übersetzung von Gustav Weil.) Gelesen auf Deutsch von Bernd Ungerer Scheherazade oder Schehersad, die Tochter eines Wesirs, heiratete den König / Sultan, der die Angewohnheit hatte, seine Ehefrauen am ersten Tag nach der Hochzeit köpfen zu lassen. Schehersad jedoch begann ihm Geschichten zu erzählen, die am Ende der Nacht den Ausgang offen ließ und den Sultan dazu brachte, wenn er den Fortgang der Geschichte erfahren wollte, von einer... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Märchen, sultan, 1001 nacht, schehersad, arabisch, persisch, wesir, German,...
Apr 14, 2015byStanley Lane-Poole; J. D. Jerrold Kelley
LibriVox recording of The Story of the Barbary Corsairs by Stanley Lane-Poole; J. D. Jerrold Kelley. Read in English by James K. White A history of the pirating activities along and around the "Barbary coast" between the 15th and 19th centuries, from the time of the pirate, Ujra Barbarossa, to the French control of Algeria in 1830. Although piracy had plagued all the world's waterways from the first time man decided to trade by boat or ship, authors Lane-Poole and Kelley tell mainly... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, pirates, sailing, corsair, buccaneer
LibriVox recording of Nina Balatka by Anthony Trollope. Read in English by Anthony Ogus A romance set in Prague between a Catholic and a Jew. In this short novel, Trollope moves away from his usual milieu to explore a theme which has universal resonance. - Summary by Anthony Ogus For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, librivox, audiobook, religion, romance, trollope, Prague
LibriVox recording of The Submarine Boys and the Middies by Victor G. Durham. Read in English by Mike Pelton; Greg Giordano; teuast; johnnyenglish; Larry Greene The Pollard is about to be taken to Anapolis, where the United States Navy will train their midshipmen how to run the submarine. Jack, Hal and Eph are all to help with training and to see the sights in Anapolis. They might even persuade the Navy to buy the second submarine, the Farnum. (Ann Boulais) For further information, including... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, submarines, navy
LibriVox recording of The Negro Problem by Various. Read in English by James K. White This is a collection of essays, edited by Booker T. Washington, representative of what historians have characterized as "racial uplift ideology." These and other similar narratives of the time were a reaction to the gradual erosion of the African-American's civil rights across the United States that began during Reconstruction. - Summary by James K. White For further information, including links to... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, african-american, civil rights, racial uplift ideology
LibriVox recording of Ned Franks, or The Christian's Panoply by Charlotte Maria Tucker. Read in English by RLCNed Franks, a one-armed Christian sailor, returns to his sister's home after several years away at sea. She and her son are not Christians, and are cold toward him, viewing him as a hindrance and expense. By his upright, kind behavior and willingness to work, he soon begins supporting himself and becomes well-liked in the community, especially by the children. Various other characters... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, fruit of the spirit, christian character, 19th century england, charlotte...
Apr 13, 2015byRay Cummings; Harl Vincent; Charles W. Diffin; Lloyd Eshbach; Victor Rousseau; William Merriam Rouse
LibriVox recording of Astounding Stories 11, November 1930 by Ray Cummings; Harl Vincent; Charles W. Diffin; Lloyd Eshbach; Victor Rousseau; William Merriam Rouse. Read in English by Bill Boerst; kgon; Roxanne Weber; Greenman66 This science-fiction mag includes "The Wall of Death" by Victor Rousseau, "The Pirate Planet" by Charles W. Diffin, "The Destroyer" by William Merriam Rouse, "The Gray Plague" by L. A. Eshbach, "Jetta of the Lowlands" by... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of The Storm by Daniel Defoe. Read in English by Denny Sayers. The Storm (1704) holds a special place in the writings of Daniel Defoe. Widely considered a founding document of modern journalism, The Storm narrates the calamitous events of November 1703 that are framed by the author in the first four chapters. These are followed by verbatim eyewitness accounts, solicited from survivors through a newspaper advertisement that Defoe placed shortly after the hurricane struck.... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, non-fiction, journalism, history
LibriVox recording of The Story of the Romans by H. A. Guerber. Read in English by many LibriVox volunteers. A collection of short stories and histories of Rome, from its beginning to its end. (Ann Boulais) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org. Topics: librivox, audiobooks, rome, Romans, Histories, children's books
LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of Deep In The Quiet Wood by James Weldon Johnson. This was the Weekly Poetry project for April 5, 2015. Read in English by Algy Pug; Annalyn; Bruce Kachuk; Claudia Salto; David Lawrence; Elise C. Boucher; Newgatenovelist; Garth Burton; Ian King; Lee Ann Howlett; J. McDougall; mander47; Maria Kasper; MMoore; NoelBadrian and Rosslyn Carlyle. James Weldon Johnson was an American author, educator, lawyer, diplomat, songwriter, and civil rights activist.... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, librivox, literature, nature, religion, poerty
LibriVox recording of The Bible in Modern English: Hosea - Malaki, translated by Ferrar Fenton. Read in English by Mark Penfold. Work on the translation began in 1853 by a London businessman called Ferrar Fenton (1832–1920). The complete Bible was first published in 1903, though parts were published as separate volumes during the preceding 11 years. The translation is noted for a rearranging of the books of the Bible into what the author believed was the correct chronological order. In the... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, religion, bible, old testament, minor prophets
LibriVox recording of Cobb's Anatomy by Irvin S. Cobb. Read in English by Phil Chenevert Irving S. Cobb discusses the human body and its various strange parts in his own inimitable hilarious style. He discusses the tummy and the problems of having a large one; teeth, hair and finally hands and feet. Summary by Phil Chenevert For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, humor, teeth, hair, cobb, tummies